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πτύον

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πτύω (ptúō, spit up, disgorge)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ptý.on/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpty.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpty.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpty.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpti.on/
  • NounEdit

    πτῠ́ον (ptúonn (genitive πτῠ́ου); second declension

    1. a winnowing shovel or fan
    2. (in Cyprus) a corn-measure; hence δίπτυον (díptuon, half a μέδινος)

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